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Tularaemia was demonstrated by animal inoculation and by cultural and serological methods in the sole survivor of an outbreak of a glandular febrile affection with conjunctivitis occurring in four members of a family living in Virginia, three of whom died without tests for tularaemia having been made, either before or after death. The four cases became ill within a 24-hour period and onset was sudden, the father was nauseated, complained of headache and had chills; the three children vomited, and the boy in addition had convulsions. Within 24 hours after the onset, all had axillary temperatures of 103°-104°, conjunctivitis, and
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Four Cases of Tularaemia (Three Fatal) with Conjunctivitis.. Ann Intern Med. 1927;1:46. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-1-1-46_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1927;1(1):46.
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